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Carole Hillenbrand's The Crusades: Islamic Perspectives

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
The story of the crusades has been told and retold in Western histories-but invariable from Western perspectives. Carole Hillenbrand's fresh interpretation drew on Islamic sources that describe the crusades from a Muslim point of view.

Jonathan Riley-Smith's The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Riley-Smith's 1986 book gives convincing case for a 'revisionist' view of the crusades, challenging the common belief that the crusades were motivated by fanaticism and were designed to plunder the Holy Lands.


Hardback, 07/09/2017, £25.00
The remarkable story of the Knights Templar - the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.

God's War: A New History of the Crusades

Paperback, 04/10/2007, £22.00
A story of how a group of warriors, driven by faith, greed and wanderlust, carved out new Christian-ruled states in the Middle East. The crusaders' stunning initial success started a sequence of great Crusades, each with its own story, that shaped the Christian and Muslim worlds for centuries, until the Crusader castles were finally expunged.

Brief History of the Crusades

Paperback, 20/04/2003, £8.99
Islam and Christianity and their ancient struggle for world supremacy

World of the Crusades

Hardback, 14/05/2019, £25.00
A lively reimagining of how the distant medieval world of war functioned, drawing on the objects used and made by crusaders

Accursed Tower: The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land

Hardback, 08/10/2019, £20.00
A thrilling history of the dramatic siege of Acre in 1291, the bloody climax to the two hundred years of the Holy Land Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades

Paperback, 30/10/2008, £10.99
In the first years of the thirteenth century Villehardouin served as an envoy in the Fourth Crusade. Half a century later, Joinville accompanied the French king, Louis IX, on crusade to Egypt and the Near East. This book offers narratives of these campaigns and provides insights into the characters and beliefs of the crusaders.

Tragedy of the Templars

Paperback, 26/06/2014, £9.99

God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of All Crusaders, Reynald de Chatillon

Hardback, 04/08/2016, £20.00
The sweeping story of one of the most notorious crusader knights, Reynald de Chatillon - a great Christian hero of the Second Crusade and one of the most hated figures in Islamic history.

Holy Warriors: A Modern History of the Crusades

Paperback, 02/09/2010, £12.99
Explores the conflict of ideas, beliefs and cultures and shows both the contradictions and diversity of holy war. This book draws on contemporary writings - on chronicles, songs, sermons, travel diaries and peace treaties - to focus on people and events we thought we knew well.
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